A farmer in Switzerland airlifted his limping cow by a helicopter from a mountain in the Swiss alps so that the animal did not sustain more injuries.
The video of the airlift has gone viral on social media.
WHEN COWS FLY: A Swiss farmer decided to use a helicopter to airlift one of his beloved bovines down the mountain. The farmer says the cow had been walking with a limp and he didn’t want to risk further injury to the animal. https://t.co/HSjcKh5oy6 pic.twitter.com/5qZgRdcWWs
— ABC News (@ABC) August 19, 2020
Many people have appreciated the farmer for his deed.
Users commented, “Awe that’s so cool and caring”.
“Actually cows are clever enough to grasp the situation if only they get a chance. So if they started by lifting her 1 meter off the ground, and showed her that she wasn’t gonna fall, chances are she actually enjoyed the ride,” another user wrote.